[UPDATE] As of 5 pm on Monday, typhoon “Nina” has further weakened as it continues to move towards the West Philippine Sea. PAGASA estimated the eye of the typhoon at 75 km Southwest of Subic, Olongapo, with maximum sustained winds of up to 120 kph, and gustiness of up to 180 kph. It is forecast to move west-northwest at 20 kph.

PAGASA has now lifted the tropical cyclone warning signal in some affected areas. It is expecting “Nina” to exit PAR early morning on Wednesday.

Below is the list of areas with warning signals as of 5 pm on Monday.

Signal number 2:

Lubang Island

Western Batangas

Signal number 1:

Southern Zambales

Bataan

Rest of Batangas

Cavite

Northern Occidental

Northern Oriental Mindoro

Typhoon “Nina” (international name: Nock-Ten) weakened further after its fifth landfall over a town in Batangas, on Monday morning. The weather disturbance is expected to exit the Philippine landmass on Monday, while the weather condition is forecast to improve, beginning Tuesday.

‘Nina’ hits Batangas

In its 11 am weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) located the center of typhoon “Nina” within the vicinity of Tingloy, Batangas. The typhoon is packing maximum sustained winds of up to 130 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 215 kph. It is forecast to move west-northwest at 20 kph.

PAGASA is expecting “Nina” to be at 295 km west-southwest of Iba, Zambales on Tuesday morning. It is estimated to exit the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday morning at 270 km north of Pagasa Island, Palawan and 290 km west of the island on Thursday morning.

“Nina” had made its first landfall in Bato, Catanduanes at 6:30 pm on Sunday and its second in Sagñay, Camarines Sur around 9:30 pm on Christmas day. It made its third landfall in San Andres, Quezon at 2 am and its fourth in Torrijos, Marinduque at 4:30 am, all on Monday.

Below is the full list of areas under warning signals as of 11 am on Monday.

Signal number 3:

Batangas

Northern Oriental Mindoro

Northern Occidental Mindoro

Lubang Island

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Signal number 2:

Metro Manila

Rizal

Southern Quezon

Marinduque

Cavite

Laguna

Rest of Oriental Mindoro

Rest of Occidental Mindoro

Signal number 1:

Rest of Quezon including Polillo Island

Bulacan

Pampanga

Southern Zambales

Romblon

Camarines Norte

Bataan

Calamian Group of Islands

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PAGASA warns residents of the affected areas to remain on alert as Nina continues to weaken.

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